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Whistleblowing counter the corrupting tendency of power, but whistleblowers are left vulnerable and at risk – by John Clarke in the M&G Thought Leader section
Given the plethora of whistleblower stories emerging, it appears Mandy Wiener’s book ‘The Whistleblowers’ has opened a new genre of non-fiction literature. It has also revealed a need begging to be filled by professionals and spiritual directors – to provide psychosocial and spiritual support to this category of speakers of truth to power.
Benito Vergotine speaks to Hylton Marks about the elderly and the abuse (conscious and unconscious) that they suffer
The Honest Truth is a programme slot on SmileFM that unpacks topics in quite an in-depth manner. This interview is a very good one. Hylton Marks talks about the realities for the elderly in South Africa as well as what can be done to help.
Pippa Hudson speaks to SAASWIPP member Hylton Marks about the elderly in South Africa and what abuse can look like
Aired on the 15th June, Pippa Hudson interviews Hylton Marks on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The full interview is below.
Published in over 40 community newspapers on 7th June 2021 - By Lisa Witepski Hearing your child has a scary disease can be overwhelming for even the strongest parent. Here's how you can cope better with the situation. Your child has been diagnosed with a scary...
Benito Vergotine had a discussion with Paula Hildebrand and Ndepu Moselenyane on his show, The Honest Truth, on Thursday, 27th May 2021. Talking about cultural diversity, their full interview is available here:
Published in May 2021
Ndepu Moselenyane speaks to Voice of the Cape about cultural diversity and the importance of acceptance, respect and understanding. The full interview is available here:
Published in Longevity Live on 14 May. Credit to Pie Mulumba On the 15th of May, International Family Day is celebrated. The impact of this lockdown over the last 14 months, across many areas, is well known and documented, yet perhaps one of the leaser documented or...
First published in South Africa Today on 3rd May. Families in a pandemic Just over one year ago, South Africa went into one of the world’s strictest lockdowns in our efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 and to save lives. The impact of this lockdown over the last 13...
Published on Health24 on the 31st March, this article unpacks the importance of connectivity during the Covid-19 pandemic. It also lists some tips on how to stay connected and grounded....
SAASWIPP is a voluntary professional association of social workers in private practice. Our members are experienced qualified social workers, registered with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP).
SAASWIPP believes in the value of the Social Work profession and in the valuable contribution made by social workers in private practice to mental health, psychosocial well-being, welfare and development in South Africa.